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Manggahan Festival 2018 Street Dancers Sizzle

Manggahan Festival 2018 Street Dancers Sizzle

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Celebrating the Silver Glory of the Manggahan Festival in Guimaras were “The Kano” and “The Sainted Patient Wife.” “Manggahan Festival 2018 Street Dancers Sizzle” was a delightful treasure to behold. While my wife is the resident disco dancer in our family, I do not have any rhythm whatsoever. I’m a white guy. White guys can’t jump and white guys can’t dance. (more…)
“Good Day”Coffee’s Amazing Health Benefits

“Good Day”Coffee’s Amazing Health Benefits

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Years ago when I worked for AT&T back in Central Illinois, I would kick start my mornings with an icy cold can of Diet Coke. There was a drive-up coffee shop on Sixth Street in Springfield only a few blocks from my work. But I didn’t want to miss out on my free parking spot on the street. There were no parking meters five blocks from my job, so I never stopped for a cup of “Joe.”  I wasn't about to pay 30 bucks a month for a parking spot on a lot. Plus, a coffee would have cost me about two or three bucks back then, too lavish for my tight-fisted ways. (more…)
10 Questions You Should Ask before You Move to the Philippines

10 Questions You Should Ask before You Move to the Philippines

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What are the 10 questions you should ask before you move to the Philippines? After residing in the Philippines for over eight years now, I’ve encountered several expats that sometimes find themselves in dire straits. Whether it be financial, relationship or health issues, take stock of the following questions and determine your own personal readiness for a move to the Philippines. (more…)

THE NEW 2017 PHILIPPINES EXPAT ADVISOR

Who Wants to Move to the Philippines Faster & Cheaper? LATEST OCTOBER 2017 UPDATE NOW AVAILABLE ESCAPE THE RAT RACE FOREVER! Want to retire to the Philippines sooner than you ever dreamed? "The Philippines Expat Advisor" shows you how. Limited funds? No problem. "The Advisor" gives you insider secrets on the cheapest places to live in the Philippines and tons of money-saving tips you won't find online. Dating problems in your home country? "The Philippines Expat Advisor" will help you find the woman of your dreams in the Philippines. Worried about scammers? We'll give you solid, no B.S. advice from an American living in the Philippines for over eight years and married to a loving, loyal Filipina for over 17 years. Fed up with the "rat race?" Tired of all the stress?...
Top 5 Reasons for Moving to the Philippines

Top 5 Reasons for Moving to the Philippines

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I’ve resided in the Philippines for over eight years now. Thankfully, by the grace of God I met a beautiful Filipina through a pen pal service in June of 1999. We married in January 2000 upon my first trip to the Philippines. While I occasionally might complain about the power outages, brownouts, on our island province of Guimaras, I wouldn’t trade living in “paradise” for anything. Let me present to you my “Top 5 Reasons for Moving to the Philippines.” (more…)
Expat Healthcare in the Philippines: Are YOU Prepared?

Expat Healthcare in the Philippines: Are YOU Prepared?

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A serious topic for today's post: "Expat Healthcare in the Philippines: Are YOU Prepared?" Do you think that if you move to the Philippines and become ill that the Philippine government will help you out? You're not in Kansas anymore, Pilgrim. YOU NEED TO BE PREPARED FOR ANY CONTINGENCY BEFORE MOVING TO THE PHILIPPINES. There's no safety net for foreigners in "paradise". (more…)
Our Filipino Car Insurance Report

Our Filipino Car Insurance Report

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Our Filipino car insurance report was a virgin experience for both my asawa and me. My loving wife sideswiped a sand and gravel truck on the husky size the other day and came out on the losing end. Our new Ford Ranger XLT passenger truck was not even a week old. It was the battle of David and Goliath and David, the little guy, got his ass kicked this time. (more…)